– USA, CA – Metabase Q, the leading end-to-end cybersecurity platform for companies in Latin America, today announced the appointment of John Watters to its Board as an independent director, following recent funding from SYN Ventures.
“John has long been a visionary in cybersecurity and has consistently led companies to generate predictable revenue and profitable growth. His decision to join our Board validates our mission and need in the market,” said CEO and Co-founder, Mauricio Benavides.
About John Watters
John Watters brings 20 years of cybersecurity leadership, including extensive experience driving operational excellence and scaling organizations globally. Currently, Watters serves as President and COO of Mandiant (NASDAQ: MNDT), now being acquired by Google in a $5.4 billion transaction. He also served in many vital roles across the company, including Chairman of the FireEye Advisory Board, EVP and CSO, EVP of Global Services and Intelligence, and President of the iSight division. Before then, he founded and was CEO of iSIGHT Partners for 10 years until its acquisition by FireEye. His previous company, iDEFENSE, was a security intelligence firm acquired by Verisign in 2005. He has invested in and/or served on the Boards of several impactful cybersecurity companies, including TippingPoint, Archer Technologies, Netwitness, ThreatGrid, and others. His experience and skills will greatly enhance Metabase Q’s ability to establish a new approach to managed services.
“Metabase Q is one of those rare companies that has the opportunity to not only create significant value for its customers, employees, and shareholders, but is also poised to create an incredibly important cybersecurity company serving the LATAM community,” said John Watters. “We are aligned on our mission and I’m excited to help the team execute on their strategy.”
About Metabase Q
Metabase Q leads cybersecurity in Latin America, supporting customers with faster, more efficient, and scalable security to accelerate digital innovation. Combining managed services, research and development, and best-in-class technologies, Metabase Q is the trusted source for comprehensive cybersecurity. The company invests in developing talent and standards with the support of global business and government leaders, to ensure Latin America has the best cybersecurity base for future digital growth.
Metabase Q was built with the belief that consumer trust in services and products is core to the business. However, as companies accelerate their innovation plans to participate in the digital economy, their security often lags. This problem is greatly exacerbated in developing regions, such as Latin America, with a nascent cybersecurity ecosystem. Metabase Q leveraged lessons learned globally and are rapidly improving the cybersecurity ecosystem on a company and regional level. Metabase Q pioneered a faster and more efficient model of cybersecurity managed services to enhance security and drive regional collective defense through shared threat intelligence and regulatory best practices.
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